Helen (Lewis) WELLNHOFER (’60) passed away Nov. 3, 2022, at Woods Park Care Centre, Barrie at the age of 81 years. Survived by her husband of 57 years (Guenther) and her children Anne (George Moffat) and Peter (Sharon Fields). Cherished grandmother of three. Helen taught at North Barrie Collegiate and is remembered for her passion about sport for life and as an outdoor and experimental educator well ahead of her time. Her students left fond memories on her obituary page.

Barbara Holland (Wickham) PARK (’56) passed away December 12, 2023 at Glendale Crossing, London, ON. Predeceased by her siblings Eva, Wilfred (’39), Dorothy, Walter (’42), and George and her first husband Paul Park. Survived by her husband John Bulmer and children Margaret, Michael & Catherine Park and step-children Karen & Kevin Bulmer and Janna Wolki. Also survived by three grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. A graduate of London Teacher’s College she specialized in teaching hearing impaired children and was Principal in the early 1970s of the London French School. She received her BA in Psychology (UWO) and MEd (UofT). Later, as a Professor at UWO’s & Queen’s Faculties of Education, she mentored students as they trained to become teachers. A specialist in children’s literacy, teacher training and curriculum development, she authored numerous books and articles. She also served on a number of community boards including Fanshawe Pioneer Village and TD Friends of the Environment.

Neil William McLEOD (’72) passed away January 14, 2024 in his 70th year. Deeply missed by his daughters Alysha and Katie, his brother Hugh and nephews Alexander and Ian. Neil’s memory inspires those who knew him to be more caring and a peaceful respite for others.

Bonnie (Sorensen) (Coulter) HARTLEY (’68) passed away Jan. 28, 2024, with her family at her side, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. She lived a fulfilling life. Bonnie loved her teaching career, especially working with drama students. Bonnie’s leadership and contributions to the arts will live on at the Woodstock Little Theatre and the Woodstock Art Gallery. Her generous spirit and compassion for community organizations and major charities will be long remembered. She leaves behind her husband Jim, her ultimate caregiver for the last six months and her daughter Bronwyn Coulter (Ross Pedersen), who came from Australia to be with her. She is thankful for her always supportive sister Ingrid (Sorenson) Clark (’66) her husband Jim and their sons Jeremy and Jordan. She also leaves behind her Bonus kids: Jessica and Craig Hartley (Jenn) and the four special people for whom she is “Omi”, Noah & Seth Pedersen and Everly & Charlotte Hartley.